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Amazon India supports clean energy

Amazon India supports clean energy
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Amazon India on Tuesday said it would install more solar panels on the rooftops of its fulfillment centres and sortation sites in an initiative to generate clean energy. Currently, the e -tailer has installed 1000 kW of solar power panels at its fulfillment centre located in Shamshabad, Hyderabad. 

Hyderabad: Amazon India on Tuesday said it would install more solar panels on the rooftops of its fulfillment centres and sortation sites in an initiative to generate clean energy. Currently, the e -tailer has installed 1000 kW of solar power panels at its fulfillment centre located in Shamshabad, Hyderabad.

The company plans to further deploy largescale solar panel systems on rooftops of an additional five fulfillment centres and two sortation sites located in Bengaluru, Mumbai and Chennai while further expanding existing capacity in Delhi. With this deployment, by the end of 2018, Amazon India will be able to generate solar energy close to 8,000 kilo watts.

Akhil Saxena, Vice President, Customer Fulfillment, Amazon India, said: “The installation of solar panels at fulfillment centres in Hyderabad and Delhi reinstates our commitment and by the end of 2018, we plan to expand this installation to an additional seven Amazon operation sites in India.”

Adding further, the company has set up solar energy systems in four of its community and resource centres in Haryana, which provides solar power to support the community programme in these centres. It has also donated solar energy systems to 19 government schools and 1 mini-planetarium in Bhiwandi, Maharashtra.

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